Please note: The Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Education and in Elementary Education, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificates in Early Childhood and in Elementary Education, the Graduate Certificate in Special Education (K-12) initial licensure track, the Master of Arts in Teaching, and the Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education initial licensure track no longer hold specialized accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) as of December 31, 2018.

The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Communications voluntarily withdrew from specialized accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Paralegal (PARL)

Courses

PARL A236 Ethics and Paralegals 1 Credit

Course deals systematically with nine canons of the American Bar Association as they address practical problems of legal assistants who work under the supervision of attorneys. Focus upon rules and opinions directed at the practitioners of law in Alaska. Discussion of regulation by bar associations and attorneys.
Special Note: Offered spring semesters.

Prerequisites: LEGL A101 and LEGL A215.

PARL A456 Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing 4 Credits

Extensive research and written work applying legal principles to assigned fact patterns. Develops students' ability to perform objective written evaluations of legal issues in legal memoranda as well as persuasive advocacy in formal briefs.

Prerequisites: WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of B and (WRTG A211 with a minimum grade of B or WRTG A212 with a minimum grade of B or WRTG A213 with a minimum grade of B or WRTG A214 with a minimum grade of B or ENGL A311 with a minimum grade of B or ENGL A312 with a minimum grade of B or ENGL A313 with a minimum grade of B or ENGL A414 with a minimum grade of B or ENGL A487 with a minimum grade of B) and LEGL A101 with a minimum grade of C and LEGL A356 with a minimum grade of C.